All Events Are All Ages, Unless Specified

PATRICK DRONEY

Date: February 19, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by Monqui | All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. | Doors at 7pm.
$15 adv/dos

Nashville-based singer, songwriter, and celebrated guitarist Patrick Droney combines handmade pop songcraft and musical virtuosity. 

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DAVID ROTHMAN, PIANO & MICHAEL BARNES, ORGAN AS ORCHESTRA

Date: February 19, 2020

Time: 12:00pm

YOGA AT THE OLD CHURCH W/ LIZ KOHL

Date: February 20, 2020

Time: 9:00am

Liz Kohl

$10/class. Bring your own mat if you got one.  

Liz Kohl is a pianist, instructor, collaborative musician, and yoga instructor. She holds degrees in music from University of Washington and Baylor University, and teaches her original course material, “Yoga for Musicians.”, at PSU. 

I DRAW SLOW W/JON NEUFELD

Date: February 20, 2020

Time: 8pm

I Draw Slow

Presented by TOC | Doors at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ID | Tickets $18 ADV/ $22 DOS | All sales are final. 

#1 in Irish Charts, I Draw Slow offer a rollicking good dose of Celtic folk with excellent musicianship, energy, storytelling, and stage presence. MORE ABOUT I DRAW SLOW

JENN GRINELS W/BRIAN CHARTRAND

Date: February 21, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

Jenn Grinels

Presented by TOC | Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $20 ADV / $25 DOS

A tremendous vocalist, compelling songwriter and dynamic performer, she will perform music from her new release, Go Mine.

ABOUT JENN GRINELS

OMAR SOSA & YILIAN GANIZARES: AGUAS TRIO FEAT. GUSTAVO OVALLES

Date: February 24, 2020

Time: 7:30pm

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Presented by the 2020 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival
All Ages | Bar w/ID | Doors at 6:45pm | All sales are final. 

AN EVENING WITH TUCK & PATTI

Date: February 25, 2020

Time: 7:30pm

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Presented by the 2020 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival
All Ages | Bar w/ID | Doors at 6:45pm | All sales are final. 
$28 adv / $32 dos

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20 DIGITUS DUO

Date: February 26, 2020

Time: 12:00pm

EKTAH: THE UNITY PROJECT | JASNAM DAYA SINGH

Date: February 26, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by PJCE | Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | tickets $5-30

Jasnam Daya Singh plays piano and leads PJCE in a performance of his Ektah: The Unity Project, an evening-length piece dedicated to cultivating a collective sense of belonging. Presented in cooperation with PDX Jazz.

ABOUT PJCE

KAT EDMONSON, HALLE LOREN

Date: February 27, 2020

Time: 7:30pm

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Presented by the 2020 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival
All Ages | Bar w/ID | Doors at 6:45pm | All sales are final. 

YOGA AT THE OLD CHURCH W/ LIZ KOHL

Date: February 27, 2020

Time: 9:00am

Liz Kohl

$10/class. Bring your own mat if you got one.  

Liz Kohl is a pianist, instructor, collaborative musician, and yoga instructor. She holds degrees in music from University of Washington and Baylor University, and teaches her original course material, “Yoga for Musicians.”, at PSU. 

INVOKE

Date: February 28, 2020

Time: 7:30pm

Invoke

Presented by Friends of Chamber Music | Doors open at 7pm | Tickets $32-57

Described as “not classical…but not not classical” (SiriusXM), Invoke continues to successfully dodge even the most valiant attempts at genre classification. Performing on violin, viola, cello, banjo and mandolin, the quartet’s other “not-nots” encompass traditions from across America, including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz, and minimalism.

ABOUT FOCM

MARIO THE MAKER MAGICIAN

Date: February 29, 2020

Time: 3pm

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All ages | All sales are final. | Doors at 2:30pm
KIDS 12 & Under: $10 adv / $15 dos | ADULTS: $20 adv / $25 dos

David Blaine calls Mario “the best kids magician in the world!!” 
As seen on Sesame Street and Sprout, Mario the Maker Magician is making his way to you!

SOLD OUT! ROBYN HITCHCOCK

Date: February 29, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. | Doors at 7:00pm | Tickets $25 

A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician’s musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock’s father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan.

MORE ABOUT ROBYN HITCHCOCK

THE MOTH: STORY SLAM!

Date: March 2, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. | Doors at 7pm

CHALLENGE: Prepare a five-minute story about a feat that tested your mettle, sanity or patience. Triumph or defeat. Inch-by-inch success or major overhaul. Defeating the cocky know-it-all or walking past the spider web without freaking out. Throwdowns, duels, unbearable ultimatums. Bring us your tales of defying the odds, confronting that fear, or with any luck, rising to the occasion.

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LINDSEY RAE JOHNSON, SOPRANO & MICHAEL BARNES, PIANO

Date: March 4, 2020

Time: 12:00pm

YOGA AT THE OLD CHURCH W/ LIZ KOHL

Date: March 5, 2020

Time: 9:00am

Liz Kohl

$10/class. Bring your own mat if you got one.  

Liz Kohl is a pianist, instructor, collaborative musician, and yoga instructor. She holds degrees in music from University of Washington and Baylor University, and teaches her original course material, “Yoga for Musicians.”, at PSU. 

C2-II: TWO CONCERTS, ONE EVENING | NORTHERN LIGHTS

Date: March 6, 2020

Time: 7:00pm

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Presented by 45th Parallel 

C2 double concert evenings give you the freedom to choose between a shorter or longer evening of music, with delicious delectables provided by Exuberance Catering at our happy half-hour between shows.

Northern Lights w/ Arcturus Quintet perform three delightful Scandinavian wind quintets, Johan Kvandal’s Quintet, Op. 34, Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Memoria, and Carl Nielsen’s eponymous Quintet, Op. 43.

C2-II: TWO CONCERTS, ONE EVENING | SMORGASBORD

Date: March 6, 2020

Time: 8:30pm

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Presented by 45th Parallel 

C2 double concert evenings give you the freedom to choose between a shorter or longer evening of music, with delicious delectables provided by Exuberance Catering at our happy half-hour between shows.

Smörgåsbord w/ F.O.G – This program will feature folk music for the nyckelharpa and the hardanger fiddle, two of Scandinavia’s most iconic traditional instruments, well as a pair of youthful masterpieces by two of Scandinavia’s most beloved composers, Carl Nielsen & Edvard Grieg.

NEVER COME DOWN – LIVE ALBUM FILMING & RECORDING

Date: March 7, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

NCD SQUARE

Presented by TOC | Doors open at 7pm | All Ages Show | Tickets $15 ADV / $18 DOS

“The Portland bluegrass scene got a huge shot in the arm with the advent of Never Come Down. Top-notch players combined with great original songwriting make for an always-fantastic show whenever they play. They’re also deeply involved in the musical community – sweethearts building a scene!” – Philip Graham Ear Trumpet Labs

BARBARA AMELL, PIANO

Date: March 11, 2020

Time: 12:00pm

SOOVIN KIM: UNACCOMPANIED BACH

Date: March 12, 2020

Time: 7:30pm

Soovin Kim

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest | Doors open at 6:30pm | Tickets $10-62.50

Enjoy a selection of Bach’s sonatas and partitas performed by the “superb…impassioned” (Berkshire Review) present-day violin virtuoso Soovin Kim – CMNW Artistic Director Designee – including the beloved Chaconne from Violin Partita No. 2.quartets.

YOGA AT THE OLD CHURCH W/ LIZ KOHL

Date: March 12, 2020

Time: 9:00am

Liz Kohl

$10/class. Bring your own mat if you got one.  

Liz Kohl is a pianist, instructor, collaborative musician, and yoga instructor. She holds degrees in music from University of Washington and Baylor University, and teaches her original course material, “Yoga for Musicians.”, at PSU. 

AN EVENING WITH HOLLY BOWLING: SOLO PIANO INTERPRETATIONS OF PHISH & THE GRATEFUL DEAD

Date: March 13, 2020

Time: 7:30pm

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All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final.
$20 adv / $22 dos | Doors at 6:30pm

The San Francisco-based classically trained pianist infuses jam band music with a technically advanced, emotionally rich style. 

MORE ABOUT HOLLY BOWLING

EDMONDS-WOODWAY HIGH SCHOOL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Date: March 14, 2020

Time: 2pm

Edmond High School

Doors open at 3pm | The concert is free and open to the public. All are welcome to attend!

Part of their Spring Performance Tour, the concert will also feature two string quartets from Portland State University’s Music Department performing Mendelssohn & Borodin. Program Includes: Dag Wiren Suite for String Orchestra, “Marcia” Dvořák Nocturne in B for String Orchestra Jessie Montgomery’s “Starburst”  ABOUT EW

TAMINO

Date: March 14, 2020

Time: 8pm

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Presented by Monqui | All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. 
$15 adv / $17 dos

Of Belgian, Egyptian and Lebanese heritage the 21-year-old musician has written and shaped an album of startling, visceral, sit-up-and-listen power.

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ALL KIDS HAVE TALENT

Date: March 15, 2020

Time: 2pm

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Presented by Feeding Kids in Our Backyard: Giving Table | Doors open at 1:30pm | Tickets $25

A talent competition to raise awareness and funds to help kids dealing with food insecurity right here in our community.  Open auditions until 2/29/20 contact feedourkidz@gmail.com. 

GILL LANDRY

Date: March 15, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. | Doors at 7:00pm | $20 adv / $25 dos

The Louisiana-born singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and former member of the Kitchen Syncopators and Old Crow Medicine Show  showcases his solo work. 

TRIO MUSICORUM MEDICORUM

Date: March 18, 2020

Time: 12:00PM

JENNY SCHEINMAN & ALLISON MILLER’S PARLOUR GAME

Date: March 18, 2020

Time: 7:30pm

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Presented by PDX Jazz | Doors open at 6:45pm | All Ages Show | Tickets $25 

Jenny Scheinman & Allison Miller’s Parlour Game celebrates the popular roots of jazz. It honors the groove, the conversation, the game, and the women that made jazz a social music.

LILLA WITH STEPHANIE ANNE JOHNSON

Date: March 20, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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TOC presents | All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. | Doors at 7:00pm
$15 adv/dos

The Portland, OR, native has made her mark in the music world, combining R&B, Soul, Jazz and Pop to create a fusion of her own.

* Please note this show was rescheduled from Feb 29, 2020 to the new date of March 20.*

BACK FENCE PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

Date: March 21, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Doors open at 7pm | 18+ | Bar w/ ID | Ticket $16-26 ADV / $20 DOS

LIVE STORYTELLING! Each storyteller has only 5 minutes to come up with a true 5-minute story based on the spin of the roulette wheel! It’s like the game Truth AND Dare. 10% of Tickets Proceeds go to OREGON FOOD BANK

ABOUT BACK FENCE PDX

JUST US

Date: March 23, 2020

Time: 7:30pm

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Presented by Fear No Music | Doors open at 6:45pm | Tickets $10-25

An evening of meditations on our connection to our environment, to each other, and to our inner selves. Fear No Music explores the ramifications through pieces by Carmen Braden, Dorothy Chang, Katherine Balch, David T. Little and Erin Gee.

PENNY’S PUPPETS | THE 3 LITTLE PIGS & THE HUFFY PUFFY WOLF

Date: March 24, 2020

Time: 10am

MARLISE STROEBE, CONCERT PIANIST

Date: March 25, 2020

Time: 12:00pm

JAN JULIUS, KEVIN HOLDEN, AND JAMONDRIA HARRIS (MEROITIC)

Date: March 26, 2020

Time: 7:30pm

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All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. 
$15 adv / $20 dos | Doors at 6:30pm

BILLY RAFFOUL

Date: March 27, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by Monqui | All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. $13 adv / $15 dos

TESLA CITY STORIES | LIVE VINTAGE RADIO

Date: March 28, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $9-26

An evening of live “radio” theater derived from the uncovered archives of the ultra-obscure Tesla Broadcasting Company (1943-1945). The shows run the gamut from sitcom to thriller, from mystery to romantic-comedy, with forays into westerns, sci-fi and horror to boot. But all of these shows, regardless of genre, are tied to the fictional locale of Tesla City.  ABOUT TCS

FROM BRAZIL: ANDRÉ MEHMARI TRIO

Date: March 29, 2020

Time: 2:30pm

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All Ages | Matinee Show | All sales are final.
$25 adv / $30 dos | Doors at 2pm

Acclaimed jazz pianist and composer Mehmari brings forth his trio – bassist Neymar Dias and drummer Sérgio Reze – to explore the work of Clube da Esquina.

THE BROADWAY PIANO TRIO

Date: April 1, 2020

Time: 12:00pm

PARIS CHANSONS

Date: April 3, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by TOC | All ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. 
$30 adv / $32 dos

Paris Chansons returns with a fresh, exciting program! Featuring French favorites from Aznavour, Dassin, Piaf, Macias, Adamo to Zaz & Stromae! Plus beloved Russian & Italian classics!

EFTERKLANG

Date: April 5, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by Monqui | All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. 
$20 adv / $25 dos

The widely popular Danish band celebrates their newly released 5th album ‘Altid Sammen‘.

THE MOTH: STORY SLAM!

Date: April 6, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. | Doors at 7pm

EARTH: Prepare a five-minute story about EARTH. Communing with nature, digging up dirt, or saving our blue marble. Cooling or warming, believing or denying, uniter or great divider. Bring us stories of Mother Nature, Smokey the Bear and other salts of the earth.

MORE ABOUT THE MOTH

PETER BRÖTZMANN WITH DANA REASON

Date: April 7, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. | Ticket limit of 6 per household. 
$18 adv / $22 dos | Doors at 7pm

TOC and The Creative Music Guild are proud to present world renown German free jazz saxophonist and clarinetist Peter Brötzman. 

MORE ABOUT PETER BRÖTZMANN
MORE ABOUT DANA REASON

BE SVENDSEN: MAN ON THE RUN IN PORTLAND WITH NIEMA LIGHTSEED

Date: April 8, 2020

Time: 7:00pm

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All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. 
$25 adv / $30 dos | Doors at 6:30pm

Beloved Presents Danish musician Be Svendsen known for his spellbinding music and delicate sense of atmosphere. 

MISS COCO PERU IN “HAVE YOU HEARD?” (POSTPONED FROM 11/14)

Date: April 9, 2020

Time: 7:30pm

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All ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. Doors at 7pm. 
$35 GA / $75 VIP Reserved w/Meet & Greet 

Come see why Lily Tomlin called Coco “one of the last great storytellers” and experience the trailblazing Queen who elevated drag whilst still wearing sensible heels.

VÄSEN

Date: April 10, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by the Alberta Rose Theatre | All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. 
$35 adv / $40 dos

Swedish acoustic trio that pushes the envelope of traditional music with their unique style and combined powers of playing. 

MORE ABOUT VÄSEN

JASPER STRING QUARTET & FRIENDS: COLLABORATION IN CONCERT

Date: April 14, 2020

Time: 7:30pm

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Presented by Chamber Music Northwest | Doors open at 6:30pm | Tickets $10-62.50

The Jasper String Quartet, hailed as “sonically delightful and expressively compelling” by The Strad, team up with pianist Gloria Chien and violinist Soovin Kim to perform three collaborative compositions including the commissioned West Coast premiere of a new Four Seasons composed by Joan Tower, Christopher Theofanidis, Lera Auerbach, and Akira Nishimura.

THE MAGIC FLUTE

Date: April 14, 2020

Time: 10am

A WINGED VICTORY FOR THE SULLEN

Date: April 15, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by Monqui

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | All Sales are Final | $30 ADV / $35 DOS

Dustin O’Halloran & Adam Wiltzie, have carved out a grand, stirring sound among the neoclassical and ambient world.

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KLEZMER EXTRAVAGANZA! MIDWOOD FEAT. JOSH HOROWITZ & YANKLE FALK’S CARPATHAN-PACIFIC EXPRESS

Date: April 19, 2020

Time: 7:30pm

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Presented by Klezmer Extravaganza & Portland Klezmer Fest

Doors open at 6:30pm | All Ages Show | $15 ADV / $20 DOS 

Join us for an extraordinary night of traditional and contemporary Klezmer music. Led by violinist Jake Shulman-Ment, Midwood is a contemporary klezmer celebration of freedom and the Jewish tradition of wandering and migration.

Joshua Horowitz is the director of the ensemble Budowitz and co-founder of Veretski Pass. He performs on cimbalom, 19th Century button accordion, and piano and has taught, performed and recorded with Itzhak Perlman, Stan Getz, The Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Frank London and the late Adrienne Cooper and Theodore Bikel. 

Jack “Yankl” Falk is best known for his years as singer/clarinetist with the Budapest-based Di Naye Kapelye, with whom he recorded three albums of Jewish roots music from the Carpathians. 

CHELY WRIGHT

Date: April 21, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by TOC | All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final.
$22 adv / $25 dos | Doors at 7pm

Chely Wright rose to fame as a commercial country singer in the 90’s, and has since released eight studio albums and charted more than 15 singles on the Billboard charts.

MORE ABOUT CHELY WRIGHT

SOLD OUT! JOSH RITTER: A BOOK OF GOLD THROWN OPEN

Date: April 23, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by TOC | All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. | Doors at 7:00pm
$40 adv/dos 

SOLD OUT! JOSH RITTER: A BOOK OF GOLD THROWN OPEN

Date: April 24, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. | Doors at 7:00pm
$40 adv/dos (SOLD OUT)

CHRISTOPHER SCHINDLER, CONCERT PIANIST

Date: April 29, 2020

Time: 12:00pm

THE MOTH: STORY SLAM!

Date: May 4, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. | Doors at 7pm

SIBLINGS: Prepare a five-minute story about the people who shared your childhood. Brothers, sisters, the family dog, or those so close it’s only right to call them family. Best friend, chief rival, mortal enemy. The folks who stole your clothes or your parent’s attention. Be they your North Star or cautionary tale, tell us about the people who wrestled with you over who gets what, the bathroom, the bedroom, the TV remote, or that last piece of pie.

MORE ABOUT THE MOTH

SARAH HARMER WITH CHARLOTTE CORNFIELD

Date: May 5, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. 
$20 adv / $25 dos | Doors at 7pm.

Multi-award-winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter and environmental activist Sarah Harmer celebrates the release of Are You Gone, her first album in a decade.

MORE ABOUT SARAH HARMER

BACK FENCE PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

Date: May 9, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Doors open at 7pm | 18+ | Bar w/ ID | Ticket $16-26 ADV / $20 DOS

LIVE STORYTELLING! Each storyteller has only 5 minutes to come up with a true 5-minute story based on the spin of the roulette wheel! It’s like the game Truth AND Dare. 10% of Tickets Proceeds go to OREGON FOOD BANK

ABOUT BACK FENCE PDX

WAXAHATCHEE W/SPECIAL GUEST MIRAH

Date: May 12, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by Monqui | All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. 
$25 adv/dos | Doors at 7pm


C2-III: TWO CONCERTS, ONE EVENING | CARROT REVOLUTION

Date: May 15, 2020

Time: 7:00pm

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Presented by 45th Parallel 

C2 double concert evenings give you the freedom to choose between a shorter or longer evening of music, with delicious delectables provided by Exuberance Catering at our happy half-hour between shows.

Carrot Revolution w/ Pyxis Quartet. We celebrate and welcome Portland’s newest composer resident, Andy Akiho, with a program that features his epic work for prepared piano and string quartet, “Prospects of a Misplaced Year.” The program kicks off with Gabriella Smith’s brilliant work, “Carrot Revolution.”

C2-III: TWO CONCERTS, ONE EVENING | MAKE IT RAIN

Date: May 15, 2020

Time: 8:30pm

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Presented by 45th Parallel 

C2 double concert evenings give you the freedom to choose between a shorter or longer evening of music, with delicious delectables provided by Exuberance Catering at our happy half-hour between shows.

Make It Rain w/ The Gemini Project. They return as “Gemini 3,” promising to make it rain with a torrent of evocative music for percussion, featuring works by Alejandro Vinao, Andy Akiho, Toru Takemitsu, and Thierry de Mey.

THE HADEN TRIPLETS

Date: May 17, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final.
$18 adv / $20 dos | Doors at 7:00pm

The sisters mine their rich heritage and celebrate forgotten regional Americana and old country songs with their newest album The Family Songbook.

MORE ABOUT THE HADEN TRIPLETS

HATERS GONNA HATE

Date: May 18, 2020

Time: 7:30pm

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Presented by Fear No Music | Doors open at 6:45pm | Tickets $10-25

This is a celebration of works that survived initially dismissive reviews and vitriolic objections to emerge as landmarks of innovation in the trajectory of the concert music tradition. Featuring Alex Temple Viola Joke, Morton Feldman’s King of Denmark, Edgar Varése’s Density 21.5, Maurice Ravel’s jazz and blues inspired Sonata for violin and piano, and Beethoven’s profound final Piano Sonata complete the program

JESSA & THE SAPLINGS

Date: May 19, 2020

Time: 10am

THE MOTH: STORY SLAM!

Date: June 1, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. | Doors at 7pm

ENTHUSIASM: Prepare a five-minute story about going full force. RAH RAH fervor and rearing to go. That high-energy, can-do spirit that gets things done—or ensures that everyone wants you dead. New love, new job, first day of school….LET’S DO THIS! Sustaining interest, inspiring new zeal and reigniting the fire. … and the inevitable PUSH needed to get over the finish line.

MORE ABOUT THE MOTH

PIERRE BENSUSAN

Date: June 3, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by TOC | Doors open at 7pm | All Ages Show | Bar w/ ID

French-Algerian guitarist, singer, & composer, Pierre Bensusan is one of the most eloquent world music musicians performing today.    “The way the guitar would want to sound if it played itself.” Nyack News and Views (USA, Dan Cohen, Oct 4, 2015)

JIMMIE HERROD: TRANSGRESSION & TRANSCENDENCE

Date: June 12, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by PJCE | Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | tickets $5-30

With “a voice like a beacon of hope” (Seattle Times) vocalist and composer Jimmie Herrod sings a collection of his own songs that acknowledge abuse he experienced as a child and discuss the transcendence from and consequence of such experiences for himself and survivors of abuse more broadly.

ABOUT PJCE

FOLK YOU, TOO!

Date: June 14, 2020

Time: 7:30pm

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Presented by Fear No Music | Doors open at 6:45pm | Tickets $10-25

The annual reprise of 2018’s bonus concert, this program is a vibrantly diverse and creative showcase of music from countries around the world that have been maligned and misunderstood in our national conversation. Featured composers are Arturo Corrales of El Salvador, Joshua Uzoigwe of Nigeria, and Haitian-American Nathalie Joachim. Daniel Felsenfeld’s Presidential Address, a sober, unflinching setting of the President’s own words from the infamous Access:Hollywood tapes… This never gets old.

MAIAH WYNNE ALBUM RELEASE

Date: June 20, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. 
$10 adv / $15 dos | Doors at 7pm

At just 22 Maiah Wynne is making waves in the folk/pop world, receiving accolades from music outlets like NPR’s All Songs Considered, KEXP and OPB music.

MORE ABOUT MAIAH WYNNE

BACK FENCE PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

Date: July 16, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Doors open at 7pm | 18+ | Bar w/ ID | Ticket $16-26 ADV / $20 DOS

LIVE STORYTELLING! Each storyteller has only 5 minutes to come up with a true 5-minute story based on the spin of the roulette wheel! It’s like the game Truth AND Dare. 10% of Tickets Proceeds go to OREGON FOOD BANK

ABOUT BACK FENCE PDX

BACK FENCE PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

Date: October 16, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

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Doors open at 7pm | 18+ | Bar w/ ID | Ticket $16-26 ADV / $20 DOS

LIVE STORYTELLING! Each storyteller has only 5 minutes to come up with a true 5-minute story based on the spin of the roulette wheel! It’s like the game Truth AND Dare. 10% of Tickets Proceeds go to OREGON FOOD BANK

ABOUT BACK FENCE PDX

BACK FENCE PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

Date: December 11, 2020

Time: 8:00pm

Back Fence PDX

Doors open at 7pm | 18+ | Bar w/ ID | Ticket $16-26 ADV / $20 DOS

LIVE STORYTELLING! Each storyteller has only 5 minutes to come up with a true 5-minute story based on the spin of the roulette wheel! It’s like the game Truth AND Dare. 10% of Tickets Proceeds go to OREGON FOOD BANK

ABOUT BACK FENCE PDX

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